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4. Surf and Turf

it’s a trick of the light. But there really a cluster of shells embedded in the white rock 10 feet above our heads. The sight of fossilized sea life is a welcome distraction from our current predicament: Our hiking party is temporarily marooned on an 8-foot-high rock shelf, trapped here by the advancing tide. Our guide

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